How to Get Philippine Passport – Complete Guide & Requirements

Here are some steps on how to acquire Philippine Passport

PHILIPPINE PASSPORT – Here is the complete guide and requirements on how to get Philippine passport.

The Philippine passport is a very important travel document for every Filipino people, which is considered as a primary national identity document. People usually present their passport to travel authorities.

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and Philippine diplomatic missions abroad are the agencies responsible for releasing passports, which are printed at the APO Production Unit plant in Malvar, Batangas.

Philippine Passport

Passport usually contains the details about the holder such as name, place and date of birth, photograph, signature, and information.

Nowadays, many Filipino people are acquiring passports especially those who were traveling abroad for either leisure or for work. However, some of our countrymen find it difficult to acquire one.

Philippine Passport

Here are some basic steps on how to acquire PH passport:

  • Set an appointment online
  • Applicants should be on site around 30 minutes before the schedule
  • Submit all original and photocopied documents
  • Remove all jewelries during picture taking
  • Applicants should bring the passport receipt for release of passport
  • Lost passport receipt requires an affidavit of loss
  • Check all data on the passport if correct before leaving the office
  • Applicants should claim their passports within 180 days or it will be canceled
  • Do not staple anything on the passport because it damage the electronic chip


  • Accomplished Application Form
  • Original and photocopy of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Authenticated Birth Certificate
  • Valid IDs
  • Authorization Letter or a Special Power of Attorney if applicant cannot personally claim its passport

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